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09-08-2011 08:19 PM

Antique glazed finish on cabinet Advice needed. - 3 replies

I’m to the finishing stage on a project for the wife and was going to attempt the antique glazed finish,not the distressed but the dark cracks and corners style. Most videos and articles I’ve read or watched online deal more with distressing the piece first. Please read over my process and let me know if i’m doing anything wron...

09-07-2011 03:24 PM

WTB: Woodpecker PRL V2 lift - 0 replies

Looking to replace my standard woodpecker insert with the PRL V2 lift If your looking to get rid of yours let me know Thanks Adam

06-28-2011 04:26 PM

Help finding router bit moulding profile. - 10 replies

I’m in the process of making a reproduction piece for the wife and was trying to find a moulding style similiar to the crown they used on the original. I’ve found some small 2 1/4” crown moulding i could use but I’d rather find a case moulding with a similiar profile as this. Can any of your router guru’s point m...

03-22-2011 02:34 PM

Looking for large solid wood dining table manufacturer. - 0 replies

Hi kettle it’s pot YOUR BLACK. Well thats how I feel but I just don’t have the time to complete a project my wife wants built. We recently bought a new house and are looking for a large dining room table something that seats 8-10 and can be expanded to 12 if need be. Needless to say it’s hard to come by. We did find a dealer in...

03-07-2011 09:09 PM

type of 5" dust collection hose to buy? penn state or wynn - 1 reply

I was looking at picking up some of the pennstate 5” dust collection hose today but was wondering if anybody had bought their hose before. heres a link http://www.pennstateind.com/store/N-CVD-0525.html Also the hose from wynn air filters seems nice and is about the same price.

03-07-2011 08:37 PM

Stupid mistake on shop drawer construction need advice - 9 replies

So I’ve been cutting down some leftover plywood(trying to use it all up) for some lower base cabinet drawers for my shop. Last night I thought I had finished all the cuts and when did a baccheck of dimensions murphy slapped me in the face. I seems that I accounted for no rabbits in the frontand back of the drawer which essentially left my...

03-01-2011 04:28 AM

upgraded the dust collection on Bosch table saw - 39 replies

I’ve loved my little Bosch 4100 table saw but have always found the dust collection lacking. A while back i found an article on fine woodworking regarding closing up these little jobsite saws to catch the dust. I set out over the weekend to upgrade the dust collection and this is what I came up with. 1. I added a zero clearance insert a...

01-18-2011 06:32 PM

using side mount drawer glides as undermount drawer guides? possible - 5 replies

Making a little pull out drawer for the wife. Trying to get as much room as possible so I was thinking of taking some of my existing 18” ball bearing drawer slides and mounting them to the bottom of the drawer/case instead of the traditional side. Has anyone done this? I was going to use some longer screws in the mounting. Also the drawer ...

01-10-2011 04:52 PM

Need some advice on wood & design ideas for outdoor kitchen counter. - 6 replies

The wife and I cook outdoors at least a couple times a week. We have always talked about how nice it would be to have a little sink outdoors to clean pans quick and also use for outdoor gardening. Well the porject gods blessed me with a nice little sink from the habitat store. My plan is to make a simple open structure around the sink with some ...

12-16-2010 04:56 PM

Modifying base cabinets to pull outs for pan storage Ideas and help wnated. - 3 replies

Our kitchen has a row of base cabinets that I’m wanting to modify to pull outs for better access to stuff. Problem is there are 4-5 doors with a stile inbetween each door. I had though of making pull out drawers for each cabinet door but think it would eliminate a lot os space. So my next idea was to cut the center stile out from between e...

11-15-2010 04:58 PM

My process of fitting my router table plate - 1 reply

Well I was able to finally get some shop time and get the router plate fitted. here is how I did it disclaimer: I don’t claim to be a pro and am far from it this was just my process. 1. I cut a piece of 3/4” mdf making sure to have at least 2 square sides for later reference. 2. Then I took some scrap mdf and tacked 4 pieces...

11-10-2010 05:10 AM

router table insert fitting fustration HELP!!!! - 11 replies

So I bought the pinnacle blank plate for the 690/890 router and the plate has 3/4” radius corners. Not sure what the heck I was thinking but I went and picked up a 3/4” bit(really just 3/8” radius) and tried to make a template for the plate in my table. Needless to say the corners didn’t work out. Certainly I don’t ...

11-09-2010 04:23 PM

couple quick router table questions - 7 replies

I’ll be cutting the top for my router table tonight and had some thoughts. Maybe you guys can help out on some decision making 1. T-track running parallel to fence for miter slot use. Should a fullsize T-slot be bought or one of those micro ones like my disc sander or bandsaw uses. 2. How critical is it to have the miter slot paralle...

11-08-2010 03:41 PM

Got a ripping deal on a pc892 router at HD - 0 replies

So this weekend the tool gods were shining upon me. I had just gone to the local woodcraft to pickup a table plate to mount my little PC690 router in for some doors(ya the triton was on the xmas list). I had to run by HD and as I always do I swung by the clearence isle. It just so happened they had a Porter cable 890 fixed based router sitting t...

11-08-2010 03:34 PM

WTB: 1/2" & 1/4" collet for portercable 690/890 router - 3 replies

Got a ripping deal on a router over the weekend only problem was the collets are missing!! Looking to pickup a god set of used ones if anyone has any.

11-06-2010 07:58 PM

help making template and hole for router plate - 1 reply

okay I’ve been reading all morning on ways to make a templates for router inserts and have completely confused myself and could use some help. I have gotten to part where I placed some 3/4” ply around the templete and used business cards on two sides to give a little play room. That is about as far as I’ve gotten. I’ve...

11-04-2010 09:27 PM

Ideas for quick and easy router table insert plate or way to mount router - 10 replies

Guys I’ve got a triton on the Xmas list but until then all I have is my pc-690. Yes it’s a small router and not ideal for table use but I’ve got to make some doors this weekend and need to mount it somehow for a rail and stile bit set. The router curently rests in a d handle base but I’ve got the fixed and plunge base jus...

10-25-2010 02:42 PM

Spraying paint with Earlex 5000 - 19 replies

I know that most people say it’s not a good idea but then others will chime in and say they sprayed paint through there earlex hvlp gun. My question is to those who have done it successfully. How much did you have to thin your paint and did you use flowtrol or what? Also for the Earlex 5000 users who’ve sprayed paint what tip did you...

10-13-2010 08:49 PM

FS: Stanley #45 and some other planes - 0 replies

I’ve got some planes I was given a while back that I just don’t want to work on or tune up. I’d rather just sell them and put he money towards a good plane Stanley #45 with original blade box and 17 irons – $150.00 Stanley #3C the tote is cracked and the front knob is missing and handle knob screw br...

09-30-2010 04:40 PM

WTB: D handle base for porter cable 690 - 0 replies

Guys I would like to buy the d-handle base for the 690 series porter cable router. If you’ve got one you’d like to sell please email me at aslathrop@yahoo.com

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